Country Music News from CMT
January 30th
Miranda Lambert received eight nominations to lead the field at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The nominees were announced Friday morning (Jan. 30). Dierks Bentley followed closely with seven nominations while Florida Georgia Line snagge…
January 30th
Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Florida Georgia Line have been announced as the nominees for the entertainer of the year trophy at the 50th annual ACM Awards. The complete list of nominees for the show was revealed Friday (Jan.…
January 30th
The Packers aren’t playing in this weekend’s Super Bowl, but country superstar Brad Paisley showed his support at Thursday night’s (Jan. 29) show in Green Bay. Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson made an appearance, the Resch Center gave …
January 29th
I’m no songwriter, but this has to be the sign of a good song: that it feels like you wrote it, even if you didn’t. That’s how Eric Church felt when Keith Urban shared “Raise ‘Em Up” with him. “When I first heard …
January 29th
Carrie Underwood has revealed “Little Toy Guns” as the next single off her first hits compilation, Greatest Hits: Decade #1. Listen to it here: Written by Underwood, Chris DeStefano and Hillary Lindsey, the powerful track combines pounding dru…
January 29th
Country music icon Loretta Lynn performed as the opening act for Jack White on Wednesday night (Jan. 28) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Fans and country stars alike took to social media to share their respect for the Coal Miner’s Daughter. …
January 29th
Tim McGraw will take the stage during the upcoming Academy Awards on behalf of country music icon Glen Campbell to perform the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s Oscar-nominated song “I’m Not Gonna Miss You.” McGraw’s perfor…
January 29th
(Straight From Nashville is a weekly column written by CMT.com managing editor Calvin Gilbert.) What’s your preferred method to listen to country music? I mean, aside from the car radio. That’s where most listening is done. But do you still bu…
January 29th
Brandy Clark is 39. And thank God, she is 39. Because what if the younger Brandy Clark hadn’t had much to say? Would she still be nominated for best new artist at the upcoming Grammy Awards? She doesn’t think so. “If I had gotten this ch…
January 29th
“We have happy cows in Kansas,” says Derek Klingenberg. And he ain’t kidding. Back in August, the cattle farmer with a great sense of humor posted this video of himself calling his cows home in a pretty hilarious way – by playing t…
January 29th
Jennifer Lopez was on The Daily Show last week. And when the conversation turned to American Idol, host Jon Stewart asked her a question. A really good question. “When are we, as a nation, going to run out of people who can sing? Am I the only assho…
January 28th
Sometimes it takes some hype to get me to fall in love with a new artist. Sometimes all it takes is a complete bastard. Newcomer Mickey Guyton told ABC News Radio all about the ex who inspired her new single “Better Than You Left Me,” and I wa…
January 28th
And now, for the moment you’ve all been waiting for. Meet the newest addition to the original crew: Hannah “Hott Dogg.” By the looks of it, she’s going to stir things up in the house. On Feb. 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Party Down South re…
January 28th
The Band Perry will sing on the upcoming CBS special, Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute. They will join Janelle Monáe, Ed Sheeran and Usher on the two-hour special airing Feb. 16. Wonder has won 25 Grammys in…
January 28th
Lee Brice saw his first Garth Brooks show when he was 17. And then 17 years later, on Saturday (Jan. 24), he saw his second Garth Brooks show. But man, what a difference those 17 years made. I'll never forget last night. pic.twitter.com/UyY5fZKkji —…